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educator , poet

Philip Booth, American poet, educator. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1944-1945.

Background

Booth, Philip was born on October 8, 1925 in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Edmund Hendershot and Jeanette (Hooke) Booth.

Education

AB, Dartmouth College, 1948. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1949. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Colby College, 1968.

Career

Instructor, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine., 1949-1950;assistant to director admissions, Dartmouth College, 1950-1951;instructor, Dartmouth College, 1954;instructor to assistant professor, Wellesley College, 1954-1961;associate professor, Syracuse (New York) U., 1961-1965;professor, Syracuse (New York) U., 1966-1986.

Works

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1944-1945.

Connections

Married Margaret Tillman, August 3, 1946. Children: Margot, Carol, Robin.

father:
Edmund Hendershot Booth

mother:
Jeanette (Hooke) Booth

spouse:
Margaret Tillman

children:
Margot Booth

Carol Booth

Robin Booth